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The winning artwork will be displayed at The Ottawa Hospital campuses as a way of enhancing wellness through art The Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) and The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) have selected the winners of the 2022 TRIAS Art Prize. This included five prizes in three categories.   TRIAS Art Prize is...
Your ART. Your SPACE. Your OAG. Today, on Giving Tuesday 2022, we’re grateful to be part of this global day of giving! The Ottawa Art Gallery’s mission is to tell the story of our community’s evolution through art and to help create a positive vision for our city’s future. Giving...
On Wednesday, November 9, we officially unveiled the mural “Enchanted Forest” at The Royal Mental Health Centre!   This is the first mural created in partnership with OAG and The Royal, as part of the Creative Space art and wellness studio program.   In this program, Royal outpatients attend weekly workshops supported...
OTTAWA ON, October 11, 2022 – The Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) exhibition A Family Palette brings together, for the first time, the work of artists Frances-Anne Johnston, Franz Johnston and Franklin Arbuckle – three members of the same family. The exhibition tells the story of a talented artistic family and sheds light on...
OAG, with the generous support of TD, is expanding its art and wellness program to address more needs in the community.  OTTAWA ON, September 29, 2022 – The Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) is grateful and honoured to announce that TD Bank Group (TD) has made a donation of $120,000 toward...
The works explore love and the multitude of its expressions within the Black community and looks at themes of self-care, community love, intergenerational teachings, as well as the void left in love’s absence. OTTAWA ON, July 13, 2022 – Ottawa Art Gallery’s Galerie Annexe presents the group exhibition How I Love...
OAG is pleased to announce the hiring of our new Chief Development Officer! Lydia Blanchard is joining us from her previous role as the Director of Community Engagement for the CHEO Foundation, where she led the Community Engagement team, which was responsible for supporting over three hundred third-party event partners...
2021 was the second year of the pandemic and a continuation of disruptions and closures as the OAG, and the rest of the world, grappled with the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 variants. Yet OAG was buoyed by the implementation of our new Strategic Plan that saw us make deep commitments...
OAG acknowledges two outgoing board members: Barbara Uteck steps down from the OAG’s Board after serving nine years. She joined the OAG at the beginning of the OAG Expansion Project, and brought important insights and community connections to the OAG while also playing a significant role in board governance, recruitment...
Congratulations to Maria Moldovan for receiving Galerie Annexe’s Regional Artist Award, at this year’s New Art Festival! “Maria is a full time visual artist living and working in Arnprior, Ontario. Her main artistic medium is ceramics and she mostly creates sculptural works but has small edition of functional ware series...